Christmas is coming…

There are a few different figures around, and there has never a full study on it, but Unilever/WRAP estimate that in 2014, 2 million Christmas dinners were wasted across the United Kingdom: equivalent to 263,000 turkeys; 7.5 million mince pies; 740,000 slices of Christmas pudding; 17.2 million Brussels sprouts; 11.9 million carrots and 11.3 million roast potatoes. Each host … Continue reading Christmas is coming…

Christmas Day: can you help?

We’re aiming to feed up to 80 people on Christmas Day, a very special dinner made from crazy amounts of surplus food supermarkets throw away on Christmas Eve. We are taking bookings from local organisations supporting people experiencing homelessness, mental health issues and loneliness, along with lots of our cafe regulars and volunteers. It promises … Continue reading Christmas Day: can you help?

Our Impact

Recently we have been considering how our little cafe has contributed to Sustainable Development and, using the UN’s SDGs as a framework, we have put together this summary - have a look and let us know what you think! Re-f-use - Impact on SDGs The Sustainable Development Solutions Network Index suggests that the UK has work to do … Continue reading Our Impact